Missing Paint Apps?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by yummehcheese, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. yummehcheese

    yummehcheese Ponybot

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    Yeah, so basically, I went on holiday to New York (Mainly to buy TF's :p ), and after feeling extremely good about purchasing a MP11 Starscream, I flew home and opened the box...... And whaddya know, Screamer is missing THE ENTIRE RED AND WHITE STRIPE ON HIS LEFT WING?!?!?!? So, after crying for about two days, I came to you guys for help, any ideas on what I should do? He looks SO unsymmetrical and weird without that stripe, and to make it worse, I cant take it back because I'm in the UK, and I paid out the ass for him!
    Any help would be IMMENSELY appreciated, thanks :D 
     
  2. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Who did you buy it from?

    My first guess is Image Anime?


    It's a long shot.....but did you think about emailing them? They might do something for you, maybe.......... i think the wings are easily enough unscrewed.

    Alternatively, if you're not in a position to do it yourself, there may be someone in UK toy discussion who could paint it for you, and make it look about the same as factory?
     
  3. yummehcheese

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    Actually, yeah I did buy from Image Anime :L And yeah, I did email them, and no reply :/
    I thought about painting it, but I'm terrible with that
     
  4. yummehcheese

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    I may go to this local vintage toy store in my area, and see if they can paint it? But I doubt they will..
     
  5. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Alright, cheers dude :) 
     
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    I hope you get resolved. As for ImageAnime, I bought a defect item twice and both time they exchanged to me. Reissue G1 Starscream had paint chipped and Metroplex bay launcher didn't fire out Scamper.
     
  8. Thenames9

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    Wait a few days for a reply for ImageAnime and if no reply, try falling them instead. Then you could ask a customiser in the UK to do it for you.
     
  9. yummehcheese

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    Okay, I'll wait a few days for a reply, but if not, I guess I can always measure the space that should be painted, and tape the rest of the wing so that the stripe's would be position is exposed only? Then paint it that way. :) 
     
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    Well, try getting a refund, but you could always order Reprolabels for an MP-03 mold.
     
  11. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Masking tape + Krylon Fusion for Plastics red
     
  12. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Use rubbing alcohol on the other wing to remove the stripe from it. That way he'll be symmetrical.
     
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    My advice,

    Sell it on ebay. explain the missing paint apps. then buy another one elsewhere.
     
  14. bny888

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    I have a G1 Swerve with only half of his face is painted. Looks weird, I like it actually.

    BTT: I think Avengers is right, maybe less hassle.
     

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